Vol. 4, Issue 6, June 2012

DuraSpace Digest
The DuraSpace Digest highlights recent blog posts about news, events, releases, and opportunities of interest to the DuraSpace community. DuraSpace Blog RSS here: http://duraspace.org/digest
 

in this issue

Announcements

- Announcing the 2012 ARL/DLF/DuraSpace E-Science Institute

- 2012 DuraSpace Sponsorship Program Update

Of Interest

- PODCAST AVAILABLE: C. Lynch with J. Hilton on the Digital Preservation Network (DPN)

- RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Describing Audio & Video Digital Media with Metadata"

- Internet2 to Leverage Networking and Technology Expertise as U.S. Ignite Member

DSpace News

- On the Institutional Value of a DSpace Open Source IR at U. Maryland

- Introducing Ivan Masár: New Member of the DSpace Committer Team

DuraCloud News

-DuraCloud Details Available: "Brown Bag" Recordings

Events and Opportunities

- SPECIAL TRACK: Metadata & Semantics for Open Access Repositories, Research Information Systems & Infrastructures

- 3rd Annual VIVO Conference: "Representing Research and Researchers via Linked Open Data"

- NOW AVAILABLE: Open Repositories Conference 2012 Draft Program

- Applications for DPC Digital Preservation Awards 2012 due Aug. 17

- Open Access Week 2012 Kick-Off: 1,432 Participants in 92 Countries and Growing!

- Open Repositories 2013 to be Held on Prince Edward Island, Canada

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Announcing the 2012 ARL/DLF/DuraSpace E-Science Institute

DuraSpace is pleased to announce the 2012 Association of Research Libraries/Digital Library Federation (ARL/DLF)/DuraSpace E-Science Institute (ESI) scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/announcing-2012-arldlfduraspace-e-science-institute

Related link:http://duraspace.org/e-science-institute

 

2012 DuraSpace Sponsorship Program Update

Last month the DuraSpace organization launched its third annual Sponsorship Program, encouraging all institutions using the DSpace and Fedora open source technologies to contribute financially to the not for profit entity which provides leadership and support for these platforms.

Read the post: http://duraspace.org/2012-duraspace-sponsorship-program-update

Related link: http://duraspace.org/sponsors

 
OF INTEREST
PODCAST AVAILABLE: C. Lynch with J. Hilton on the Digital Preservation Network (DPN)In the latest CNI Conversations podcast, CNI Executive Director Clifford Lynch speaks with James Hilton, Chief Information Officer at the University of Virginia, about the Digital Preservation Network (DPN), an initiative which aims to create a federated approach to preservation of academic content.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/podcast-available-c-lynch-j-hilton-digital-preservation-network-dpnRelated link: http://www.cni.org/topics/digital-preservation/digital-preservation-network-cliff-lynch-speaks-with-uvas-james-hilton/RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Describing Audio & Video Digital Media with Metadata"A recording of "Describing Audio & Video Digital Media with Metadata" presented by Kara Van Malssen and Chris Beer is now available.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/recording-available-describing-audio-video-digital-media-metadataRelated link: http://duraspace.org/web_seminarsInternet2 to Leverage Networking and Technology Expertise as U.S. Ignite MemberInternet2 released today the following statement regarding the official launch of US Ignite by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/internet2-leverage-networking-and-technology-expertise-us-ignite-memberRelated link:http://www.internet2.edu/
 
 
DSPACE NEWS
On the Institutional Value of a DSpace Open Source IR at U. MarylandThe University of Maryland Health and Human Services Library celebrated the one year anniversary of establishing the UM Digital Archive on May 4, 2012.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/institutional-value-dspace-open-source-ir-u-marylandRelated link: http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/news/newsletter/index.php/2012/04/Introducing Ivan Masár: New Member of the DSpace Committer TeamThe DSpace Committers Team is delighted to announce a new member to the group: Ivan Masár, also known as "helix84". Please join us in welcoming him!Read the post: http://duraspace.org/introducing-ivan-mas%C3%A1r-new-member-dspace-committer-teamRelated link: https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/DSpaceContributors
 
 
 
EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIESVisit the DuraSpace Community Calendar for a comprehensive online view of upcoming events.
SPECIAL TRACK: Metadata & Semantics for Open Access Repositories, Research Information Systems & InfrastructuresThe Special Track on Metadata & Semantics for Open Access Repositories, Research Information Systems and Infrastructures will be offered as part of the Sixth International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR'12) November 28-30, 2012 in Cádiz (Spain).Read the post: http://duraspace.org/special-track-metadata-semantics-open-access-repositories-research-information-systems-infrastructurRelated link: http://mtsr2012.uca.es/3rd Annual VIVO Conference: "Representing Research and Researchers via Linked Open Data"The Third Annual VIVO Conference will be held in Miami, Florida August 22-24, 2012 to help promote scholarly collaboration and research discovery.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/call-3rd-annual-vivo-conference-representing-research-and-researchers-linked-open-dataRelated link: http://vivoweb.org/conference2012NOW AVAILABLE: Open Repositories Conference 2012 Draft Program The Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories will take place July 9-13, 2012. The OR2012 Programme Committee has announced that the draft program is now available.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/now-available-open-repositories-conference-2012-draft-programRelated link: https://www.conftool.net/or2012/sessions.phpApplications for DPC Digital Preservation Awards 2012 due Aug. 17The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to announce the launch of the Digital Preservation Awards 2012.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/applications-dpc-digital-preservation-awards-2012-due-aug-17Related link: http://www.dpconline.org/advocacy/awardsOpen Access Week 2012 Kick-Off: 1,432 Participants in 92 Countries and Growing!his year's Open Access Week theme is "Set the Default to Open Access" for Open Access Week (October 22 - 28, 2012).Read the post: http://duraspace.org/open-access-week-2012-kick-1432-participants-92-countries-and-growingRelated link: http://sparc.arl.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=108Open Repositories 2013 to be Held on Prince Edward Island, CanadaThe Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee is pleased to announce that the Eighth Annual International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2013) will take place on Prince Edward Island in July of 2013.Read the post: http://duraspace.org/open-repositories-2013-be-held-prince-edward-island-canada 
 
 
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